Traders, pilgrims, and warriors traveled along the Silk Road from Rome and Syria in the west to as far as China in the east.
Third Golden Era (12th- 14th c.)
I guess this the other part of the Empire.
The fall of the Alexander's Empire,spilt the region into three parts: One is the Western Empire- Roman, Second- Eastern Empire( modern-day Iran) Parthians, and Third- Central Asia Zhang Qian (Chinese)
Decline of the Silk Road
Is this the Silk Road? I guess so?
Arabic traders relied on sea travel to bring their goods to China, opening up sea trade routes between territories along the Silk Roads .
Where is the Silk Road Today?
Is that the Silk Road???
Central Asia and China were unified as part of the Great Mongol Empire. 1206- 1227: Genghis Khan, the leader of the Mongols, conquered most of the Eurasian landmass from China to the Mediterranean. 1279- Khubilai Khan (Genghis Khan’s grandson) conquered, united China, bringing the entire Silk Road under Mongol control.
The Decline of the Silk Road. The fall of the Tang in the early 10th century gave a deathblow to the trade on the Silk Road. The trade on the road declined sharply till in the 13th century, when the conquests of the Mongols ushered in an era of frequent and extended contacts between East and West.
The Silk Road is a historically important international trade route between China and the Mediterranean. Because China silk comprised a large proportion of the trade along this ancient road, in 1877, it was named the 'Silk Road' by Ferdinand von Richthofen, an eminent German geographer.